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Subject: Re: [boost] [http] Design ideas for a request router
From: Gavin Lambert (gavinl_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-03-15 18:37:20

On 16/03/2016 06:02, Rodrigo Madera wrote:
>>> However, on the technical side, I'm more on the idea that everything that
>>> can be done at compile time, should be done at compile time. Handlers,
>>> even
>>> routes, should be handled in compile time. [1]. This is C++, after all.
>> While compile time should be the preferred option, it still must be
>> possible to modify routes (and other things) at runtime as well (even if
>> that requires adding a "dynamic_route" rule at compile time or similar).
> I agree that runtime configuration is a primary concern. However, I beg to
> differ on privileging compile times over (possibly) more efficient code. If
> possible, make this a define so the user can choose at will.

To clarify, by "compile time" I meant "code evaluated during compile" or
"static routing", not "the duration of compilation". ie.
constexpr/template-based routing, which is what seemed to be under

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